NW_20050406_en_VASCO Strengthens U.S. Presence by Adding Multiple New Resellers to its Indirect Sales Network

April 6, 2005

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and BRUSSELS, Belgium – April 6, 2005 –
VASCO Data Security (NASDAQ: VDSI: www.vasco.com), a global provider of enterprise-wide security products that support e-business and e-commerce, today announced that it has expanded its indirect sales network in the United States by signing up a number of new resellers, including: Vigilar, Big Sur, Extend Networks, Nine Yards Security, LCM and The Vantage Group. With its strengthened indirect sales network, VASCO continues to execute on securing new business with U.S. corporations and institutions that are providing secure remote access to their employees.

VASCO’s resellers will sell VASCO Digipass Packs to companies looking to secure their corporate network with Digipass strong authentication. A Digipass Pack is a bundling of VASCO’s Digipass tokens and VACMAN Middleware software combined with the world’s leading security vendor products. Digipass Packs are sold indirectly via VASCO’s certified resellers and integrators. VASCO’s new resellers are specifically proficient at selling Digipass Plug-Ins for Novell and F5.

To become a VASCO reseller, companies must meet a number of criteria. First, a reseller must represent one or more products of VASCO’s solution partners such as Citrix, Novell, Juniper, Watchguard, F5, etc. in its portfolio. Secondly, VASCO’s resellers need to have thorough knowledge of the local market and of two-factor authentication solutions. Thirdly, the resellers need to share VASCO’s focus and commitment to quality and customer service.

To learn more about VASCO’s new U.S. resellers, please visit their websites at:


About VASCO: VASCO designs, develops, markets and supports patented user authentication products for the financial world, remote access, e-business and e-commerce. VASCO’s user authentication software is delivered via its Digipass hardware and software security products. With over 13,5 million Digipass products sold and delivered, VASCO has established itself as a world-leader for strong User Authentication with over 350 international financial institutions and approximately 1,500 blue-chip corporations and governments located in more than 80 countries.

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For more information contact:
Jochem Binst, +32 2 456 9810, [email protected]